Markaziy Stadium or since March 2012, Buxoro Arena, is the multi-purpose home ground of FK Buxoro who currently compete within the Uzbek League which is the highest tier of football in Uzbekistan.
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Buxoro Arena History
The multi-purpose arena first opened in 2002 under the name of Buxoro Sport Majmuasi stadium, however it was later renamed to the Buxoro Arena in March 2012 after FK Buxoro – the resident football team, and primary users of the stadium.
Designed to accommodate as many sports as possible, the playing field features an athletics track around the perimeter of the pitch.
Although constructed very much in the outdoors mould, this stadium bucks the trend of other Uzbekistan grounds by featuring roof coverage across each stand – at least within the central sections anyway!
Slightly less than a decade after opening Markaziy Stadium receive a large amount of investment in preparation of the Under 20’s Women’s World Cup in 2012. Buxoro Arena was renovated to international stadium standards as defined by FIFA.
Rather sadly Buxoro Arena was never given the opportunity to host international football after FIFA stripped Uzbekistan of the hosting rights on 18th December 2011. issues”. The tournament was subsequently awarded to Japan as a result “a number of logistical and technical issues”.
How to get to Buxoro Arena
Where is Buxoro Arena?
Frequently Asked Questions
Who plays at Buxoro Arena?
Uzbekistani side Buxoro FK play their home matches at Buxoro Arena.
What is the capacity of Buxoro Arena?
As of 2023 Buxoro Arena has an official seating capacity of 22,700 for Football matches.
When was Buxoro Arena opened?
Buxoro Arena officially opened in 2002 and is home to Buxoro FK
Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?
Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Buxoro Arena in 2023. Please visit the official website of Buxoro FK for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.